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10 Reasons Europe is the Best Place to Travel

- A Blog from Barnacle Travels - Globalization is certainly not a new concept anymore. The farthest corners of the earth are now fully accessible to anyone willing to make the trek and as a result, more people are traveling than ever before. Many places that were once accessable to only the most adventurous travelers are now accessible to resort goers, luxury travelers, vacationers and amateurs.   This is a good thing! When you get that 2 weeks off and looking to take a trip, Disneyland and Las Vegas are no longer your only options .... Paris, Bangkok, South Africa and Belize are now viable options as well!   So, with the entire world in the running, where is the best place in the world...

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Top 7 Reasons Why Dan Travels

People travel for different reasons, but the core reasons are usually pretty similar. In this article Dan re-caps the 7 biggest reasons why he loves to travel and keep moving! Self-discovery, breaking stereotypes & ecocentrism, adventure, the challenge & happiness are just a few reasons ...

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Our 10 Favorite Travel Songs

For the past few day in the Barnacle house while we have been working on our travel home decor line we have been rocking out to Africa by Toto. It's just been constantly in our heads and blasting out of our computers. It's also been inspiring us to actually GO to Africa. It got me thinking...what other songs have the power to inspire us to pack our bags and hit the road? So we came up with our favorite travel inspiration songs. 1. Born to Run - Bruce SpringsteenThe lyrics that get us:"We gotta get out while we're young'Cause tramps like us, baby, we were born to run" 2. Home - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic ZerosThe lyrics that get...

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Dan's Top 5 Adventure Travel Destinations

This is the first of many blogs to come with the sole purpose of providing a little travel inspiration! After all, the whole point of Barnacle Travels is to empower the modern day traveler, get travelers what they really need and provide some travel tips and advice along the way.  We aren't experts, but Jess and I are certainly enthusiasts! So, here is Dan's Top 5 Adventure Travel Destinations:  #5 Dublin, Ireland I'd like to start this list off with Dublin. The Irish are some of the nicest most fun-loving people I've ever had the fortune of meeting. Dublin is a cozy feeling town with an unlimited amount of cool things to do!  You can visit where "Braveheart" was filmed, kiss the Blarney...

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